New Insulated Rotating Jib and Basket Fit Telescopic-Boom Cranes | Construction News

Reach-All LLC has added a new model to its family of aerial work platforms boom truck cranes. The aerial attachment connects to the boom tip to enable the crane to function as an insulated personnel lift with wrap-around capability that lets it reach the blind side of power pole cross arms, transformers, or trees.

The family of CraneMate platforms are the industry's only work platform with self- contained hydraulics.

The insulated jib boom with basket pins onto the existing swing jib mounting brackets of most boom truck cranes. It can be attached to all-terrain cranes, boom trucks, telescopic-boom crawler cranes, or other hydraulic telescopic equipment.

It is suitable for work in power transmission, utilities, electric contracting, telecom antennas,  commercial painting,  bridge construction and maintenance, outdoor signs and lighting, and building construction.

The unit's key features include:

  • 320° platform rotation and automatic leveling. The wraparound feature lets workers to get close to the work surface and maneuver without dangerous leaning over or gaps. The auto leveling is far safer than gravity leveling.
  • Ready for roading. The platform can be securely fastened to the vehicle before without a cradling attachment. That prevents the inconvenience of maneuvering the vehicle multiple times at the job site to position it for attachment.
  • Self-contained power control box. Onboard electric-over-hydraulic valves and electronic sensors provide unprecedented control that results in more productivity and fewer hours on a job. An optional pocket-sized radio control can be used from the ground or platform.
  • Fall protection. Safety harness and lanyard anchors are provided.

CraneMate insulated jib boom personnel baskets are available in lengths from 12 to 16 ft., all with 300-lb. capacity.